Tag Archives: New Year

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a man who was found last week in a building on County Route 9. Stephen Lomsdale, 57, was found New Year’s Day in an unheated building at the small stone business he operated. Investigator Kristen Hardy said police the cause of death appears to have […]

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Officials mull plans for 2013

Consolidation and quality of life improvements are among a litany of issues local officials will look at during the new year. With 2012 officially behind them, officials have already begun focusing their energies on this year and there are a number of things they hope to get accomplished. The Village of Whitehall, in particular, has […]

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Kids organize caroling

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A group of local children spread a little holiday joy this month as they sang holiday melodies to village residents. Over 30 carolers boarded a trailer and were paraded through town to sing holiday favorites to local residents, including tenants at Skenesborough Harbor Apartments. “The songs were lovely and we really appreciated the children singing […]

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Historical Society Memory Tree

The Historical Society is currently accepting donations from local residents who like to have a bulb lit memory of a loved on the organization’s memory tree. For $1, residents can have a bulb place on the tree, which will be displayed at the 1892 Bandstand in Riverside Veteran’s Memorial Park. Donations can be sent to: […]

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Whitehall Festival of lights

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Village and Town of Whitehall, are creating a holiday festival of lights. A number of lights and decorations will be strung throughout the community and the chamber plans to host a number of holiday-themed events. “We want the community of Whitehall aglow with the holiday lights,” […]

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‘Silent Night’ for New Year’s

Although it was the holiday traditionally known for over indulgence with alcohol and the difficulties that come with such activity, New Year’s Eve could not be called a busy night locally, police said. Christmas might be what people think of when they hear the phrase “silent night,” but law enforcement officials across the region report […]

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Baby from Whitehall first of the New Year

Misty DiResta didn’t sound tired at all Saturday night as she briefly chatted about the birth of her son, Kaidin John DiResta, in a telephone interview from her room at Glens Falls Hospital. That was a little surprising, since Kaidin was born just before 2 a.m. , the first baby born at Glens Falls and […]

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Happy New Year

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The Manchester Newspapers offices will be closed on New Year’s Eve Friday, Dec. 31.  We will open again for business on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Curtis Lumber hosting Bake Sale/Basket Raffle

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Curtis Lumber Granville has announced its fifth annual Bake Sale/Basket Raffle.  Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held on Monday, Dec. 6. The bake sale will take place on Friday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year, Curtis Lumber has invited Santa Claus to come […]

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District, support staff reach agreement

It took three years but the support staff of the Granville School District has a contract. The new three-year agreement includes a pay raise balanced with concessions on health insurance. The Granville Board of Education voted to approve a contract providing for a raise but one that also asks employees to shoulder an additional portion […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]

Commercial farming being redefined

The Town of Granville is in the process of updating its Right-to-Farm Law so that is differentiates between commercial and […]